A May 6 police operation in Rio’s Jacarezinho favela resulted in the death of 28 people.
Raphael Tsavkko Garcia
Garcia holds a PhD in Human Rights from the University of Deusto.
The annulment of former President Lula’s corruption convictions threw Brazil into unprecedented political chaos.
Brazil will, eventually, defeat this virus. Bolsonaro and his far-right government, however, may not be as lucky.
The latest far-fetched accusation Spain directed at Catalan independence leaders involves Russia and backroom deals.
There is overwhelming evidence that Spain is illegally surveilling peaceful Catalan actors across the EU’s borders.
Brazil’s president has tried to downplay the threat from coronavirus, but it is poor Brazilians who will pay the price.
A new law giving security forces immunity from prosecution does not bode well for Brazil’s democracy.